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Big Springs operators gain permission to change phasing schedule

Jun 06, 2013

Big Springs operators gain permission to change phasing schedule

Douglass County commissioners on Wednesday granted the operators of the Big Springs Quarry near Lecompton, Kansas, permission to mine in any sequence they want, Lawrence Journal-World reported. Prior to Wednesday night’s meeting, Mid-States Materials, LLC, which owns Big Springs Quarry, requested ...

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North Carolina grants Martin Marietta water quality certification for limestone quarry

May 20, 2013

North Carolina grants Martin Marietta water quality certification for limestone quarry

The North Carolina Division of Water Quality on Wednesday approved the water quality certification for a proposed rock quarry in Beaufort County, North Carolina, WITN reported. Martin Marietta has proposed the 1,600-acre limestone quarry be located off Welbourn Road near Vanceboro. Some ...

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Martin Marietta’s Ward Nye says building bridges is key to success

Mar 21, 2013

Martin Marietta’s Ward Nye says building bridges is key to success

During the closing session of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association's (NSSGA) annual meeting, CalPortland's Ron Summers passed the gavel to Ward Nye, president of Martin Marietta Materials, as incoming 2013 chairman of the NSSGA. The rest of the newly ...

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Putting Core Values First

Feb 01, 2013

Putting Core Values First

When Cemex looked for ways to improve company performance, it turned to six core values determined by its employees.   by Kerry Clines, Senior Editor    Cemex’s Balcones Quarry is located in New Braunfels, right in the heart of Texas hill country and next ...

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Martin Marietta and Vulcan talking?

Dec 03, 2012

According to a report in the Dec. 3 edition of the Wall Street Journal, Martin Marietta Materials Inc. is making another attempt to buy Vulcan Materials Co. Citing sources close to the decision,  the WSJ reports that this offer -- unlike ...

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State & Province News

Sep 01, 2012

To keep up to date with this breakdown of news in the United States and Canada, visit www.AggMan.com for daily updates.   By Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief     California Stanislaus County officials are considering Calaveras Material Inc.’s plan to mine 436 acres over the next 50 years. ...

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Data Mining September 2012

Sep 01, 2012

Data Mining September 2012

Home and highway markets show signs of improvement   While we remain in a period of significant uncertainty, we are beginning to get little signs that the worst is behind us and that there is guarded optimism moving forward. Housing appears to have ...

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Martin Marietta to appeal ruling on Vulcan Materials

May 08, 2012

The Vulcan Materials/Martin Marietta Materials saga continues. According to a Bloomberg Business Week report, Martin Marietta Materials is appealing the Vulcan Materials ruling. Yesterday, according to the Bloomrberg report, Martin Marietta said that it will appeal a Delaware Court of Chancery ruling ...

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Various Economic Opinions Fail to Inspire Confidence

Apr 01, 2012

Various Economic Opinions Fail to Inspire Confidence

The construction materials sector has been busy with national conventions for associations, headlined by presentations from economists discussing the outlook for homebuilding and the federal highway bill. These presentations, made by highly qualified speakers with impressive pedigrees, leave one more ...

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Vulcan board unanimously rejects Martin Marietta’s offer

Dec 22, 2011

Vulcan Materials Co. announced that its Board of Directors, after consultation with its independent financial and legal advisers, unanimously determined that the Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. exchange offer to acquire Vulcan at a fixed exchange ratio of ...

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Vulcan Materials restructures to save $30 million annually

Dec 20, 2011

Birmingham, Ala.-based Vulcan Materials Co. is consolidating its eight divisions into four operating regions as part of ongoing efforts to reduce overhead costs and increase operating efficiency. This initiative, publicly announced Dec. 20, is expected to generate an ongoing annualized pre-tax cost ...

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Vulcan attempting $1 billion more from Martin Marietta takeover bid?

Dec 14, 2011

Vulcan Materials Co. may be betting it can squeeze $1 billion more out of a takeover bid that's already the most expensive for a U.S. building material company, according to a Dec. 14 Bloomberg report. Martin Marietta Materials Inc.'s ...

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